Browse Fairfax County's many outdoor activities, from hiking and biking trails to zip lining and quiet park areas. Plus, camping, boating, fishing and more!
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Take a virtual tour of Fairfax County's most visited sites!
Music meets nature meets technology. Enjoy this socially distanced, one-of-a-kind music-led stroll through Wolf Trap National Park.
See what's happening this spring in Northern Virginia.
See life-sized dinosaurs come to life during this drive-thru family friendly event. Tickets on sale now for this mid-May event!
Find a pet-friendly spot in Fairfax County!
Find hotels close to a Metro station.
Looking for a hotel in a specific area? Use our handy hotel map!
Treat Yourself. Support Local Restaurants.
Enjoy special menus at participating restaurants in the Tysons area during Tysons Restaurant Week: April 12-18, 2021!
Find chocolate treats all throughout Fairfax County.
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From metro stations to hotels to attractions, find the map you need most.
Carry all there is to see and do right in the palm of your hand.
Explore some of the many sites and attractions in the Washington, DC region virtually to help you plan your trip.
From Civil War battlefields to DC monuments, here's your guide to the area.
The urban center of Fairfax County, Tysons is a destination of its own.
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Tierney Sadler - Guest blogger
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Tierney Sadler

Tierney Sadler is an author, copywriter and long-time Fairfax County resident and enthusiast. She lives in Alexandria with her two dogs, Magick and Mystic.

A Historic Tour of Route 1 in Fairfax County

The Oscars have their red carpet. Dorothy had her Yellow Brick Road. And Mount Vernon in Fairfax County has its Route 1 highway. What the historic U.S. Route 1 may lack in terms of atmosphere compared to the other two, it more than makes up for in terms of historical adventure. If you hit Route 1…

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10 Ways to Experience Mount Vernon

Fairfax County is blessed with an enormous array of incredible attractions, but it goes without saying that George Washington’s Mount Vernon is one of the most popular sites in the county. In fact, as the residence of our first President, it is also the most visited historic home in America…

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A Scenic Road Trip Through Great Falls, Virginia

My dad was a navigator. And growing up, there were two main ways to get to every destination—the fastest way and the scenic way. Most of the time we took the scenic way. Perhaps the most scenic driving in Fairfax County happens in Great Falls. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a road either…

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6 Spectacular Spas to Soothe Your Soul

Between the pandemic, the election, homeschooling, and the holidays, most of us are in anxiety overload and need some relief. To that end, Fairfax County has many amazing day spas, each of which provides an utterly unique experience for soothing your soul. And let’s face it, you’ve earned it. Better…

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Celebrate the season by visiting us during special holiday celebrations, taking in our one-of-a-kind attractions, or attending our epic festivals and special events found only in the region. More
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Immerse your children in activities that stimulate their imagination. With so much fascinating history in Fairfax County, you can bet they’ll have fun while they learn. More
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Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More